Weekly Photo Challenge: Unique

Wood Toy Shop, Cannes, France

Wood Toy Shop, Cannes, France

Here’s my contribution to the Weekly Photo Challenge: Unique:

We live in a very tech-dependent and tech-driven society. It’s not a bad thing. I’m all for the best in Science and Tech. But when I see something that harkens back to the simpler, more innocent days of our parents and grandparents, I can’t help but wax nostalgic.

I came across this stall when we were walking through one of the quaint pedestrian walkways in Cannes last summer. When I saw this on display at the door, I was transported back to my childhood. This image against all our gadgetry these days is surely unique!


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24 Responses to Weekly Photo Challenge: Unique

  1. litadoolan says:

    I think the hand crafted wooden toys will outlast the techno toys in terms of popularity! So beautiful to think some other person made this by hand so that others can enjoy it. It’s a rare connection. Lovely joyful photo.

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  2. ristinw says:

    Beautiful lady Pinochiu! 😀

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  3. eof737 says:

    Wonderful choice. 🙂


  4. One of my favorite cartoons as a kid as Pinochio. It also has a great moral lesson in the end. I do miss the simply yet fun, creative toys of the past. Now, everything is high tech and a lot of them don’t even involve kids socializing during play. Great post.

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  5. WordsFallFromMyEyes says:

    Hugely unique – I love it!! 🙂


  6. we’re lucky-we can keep a foot in both worlds for now.


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  9. auntyuta says:

    Great picture, makes me smile a lot. Thanks for sharing!


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  12. Indeed very nostalgic 🙂


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  18. GingerSnaap says:

    Love the simple things in life!
    Thanks for the pingback!


  19. munchow says:

    I agree with you, high tech is not bad. But there is still something very magic about those old mechanical or wooden toys. Cool shot.


  20. Wonderful isn’t it – I saw something similar in Italy.


  21. Writerlious says:

    So cool! I want to go in this shop. 🙂


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